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What Vegans Eat – Day 1596

First Meal: It’s civic duty day. I am volunteering as an election poll worker for a primary in New York. It’s an important one here in Queens where we get to vote for the democratic candidate for district attorney. I got up at 4am and reported in at 5am. There was a bowl of leftover…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1595

First Meal: Basics – organic Oatmeal with organic Blueberries organic Flax Seeds, organic Raisins and organic Walnuts. Gary’s secret is adding in a little organic Polenta to the Oats while cooking.   Second Meal: This is how we treat ourselves. An evening at Green Zenphony. It comes with a brisk walk in both directions. This…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1594

First Meal: With the wedding over, we were ready for our train ride home. We brought the car back and had about five hours to spend. We decided to see if we could get on an earlier train and lucked out. The 10:45am train was running late. We arrived at the station at 11am and…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1593

First Meal: We woke up this morning at the Hampton Inn. Yesterday had been a long travel day by train followed by a fun evening out. Today is Jared and Jennie’s wedding at the Cristman Barn. It was a little slow getting started. As Gary slept in, I went downstairs to check out the “complementary…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1592

First Meal: We are off on an adventure! Our cousin Jared is getting married! Actually, Jared is my brother’s wife’s cousin but we love him so much he is family. He and his wife-to-be, Jennie chose to get married at the Cristman Barn in Ilion, NY, about a 4-5 hour drive from here. A month…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1591

First Meal: This may look like an ordinary bowl of Rolled Oats but it is not. It’s the LAST 1/2 cup of oats in the house. I was going to my mom’s house and had a lot of worked planned. I needed sustenance. Plus, I knew I would be food shopping and would refill our…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1590

First Meal: Today’s breakfast features the organic Garbanzo Bean Waffle and fresh, ripe organic Pears. I like pressing the pear chunks in the waffle indentations for the perfect flavor combination. No syrup required. We just got a delivery of new teas. I’m back drinking Bai Mu Dan! It’s one of my favorites.   Second Meal:…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1589

First Meal: Just like I was craving what we had for dinner yesterday, I was looking forward to a repeat performance. I made an organic bowl with Kale Salad topped with Black Beans and Guacamole and added a little Red Sauerkraut for a kick.   We are enjoying all the dishes Gary shipped home from…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1588

First Meal: Today is an everyday kind of day. Nothing special to report. We had organic Steel Cut Oats topped with organic Flaked Coconut, organic Blueberries, organic Raisins and organic Walnuts. Hidden underneath it all are organic ground Flax Seeds.   Second Meal: When I see Avocados and Sweet Potatoes on the counter and there…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1587

First Meal: It’s my lucky day. Gary wanted to make brunch. He made his French Scramble, Tempeh Bacon and a Kale Salad.   His French Scramble is as beautiful as it is delicious. This meal would fill us for most of the day.   Second Meal: I wasn’t very hungry but joined Gary to enjoy…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1586

First Meal: We have been out of Rolled Oats for too long. But there’s Polenta! I think I may like polenta cereal better. Gary cooked it with Raisins and a Cinnamon Stick and topped it with Walnuts and Apricot Butter.   Second Meal: We were invited to lunch at our friends John and Chris’s home…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1585

First Meal: Two perfect cups of Teeccino with steamed Soy Milk to start the day!   That inspired me to make Cornmeal Pancakes. I made three with Bananas and Blueberries, three with just Bananas and three with just Blueberries.   I also made a Blueberry and Pear Compote.   Second Meal: Next up, Gary prepared…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1584

First Meal: It’s a staying home day to catch up on desk work. There was one remaining Steel Cut Oats and Millet Waffle and Gary relinquished it to me. He had Rice Cakes. I iced mine with smashed Bananas and Peanut Butter.   Second Meal: I finished an assignment I had been working on for…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1583

First Meal: I got us free tickets to the Greene Space this morning for a live broadcast of the Brian Lehrer show. Queens residents were given the opportunity to attend for free because they were featuring a debate of the candidates running for Queens District Attorney. We had to get up early for a 10am…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1582

First Meal: The morning had begun luxuriously, I was relaxed, taking my time and I was looking forward to our breakfast. There were Steel Cut Oats and Millet Waffles already made from yesterday making breakfast super easy and yummy. I happened to check my emails before sitting down at the table. It was from Sheldon…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1581

First Meal: Yes we like waffles. Especially our own recipes like the Steel Cut Oat and Millet Waffles. They are especially good with homemade Blueberry compote.   Second Meal: Ribs and Mashies! Gary made his own barbecue sauce that he used on his Tempeh “Ribs” and served it up with Mashed Potatoes and a Baby…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1580

First Meal: My quick to Houston has come to an end. I have an late morning flight home today. I finish up he food I have left – organic Purple Sweet Potatoes and organic Celery Sticks.   Next I had a big bowl of frozen organic Blueberries. I love my anthocyanins.   Second Meal: Of…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1579

First Meal: After 14 hours of sleep, I got up early and checked out the hotel breakfast. It always amuses and depresses me. I took a bowl of Oatmeal, knowing that it was likely laced with glyphosate residue… I sprinkled it with Cinnamon, Walnuts and Raisins. There was shredded coconut too, but a quick taste…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1578

First Meal: I’m spending the day at MD Anderson Hospital with someone close to me who is having surgery. We got up at 4:30am to be at the hospital at 5am. While in the waiting room, for an early breakfast, I had the food I brought with me, organic Kale, Tomatoes, Onions and Purple Potato…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1577

First Meal: I’m heading to Houston today on a late morning flight. But first, breakfast. Gary brought out the remaining pieces of his homemade, gluten free Blueberry Bread and he made a fresh compote to go with it made with organic Blueberries and organic Pears. The compote was especially delicious served in Gary’s mom’s Fostoria…